Dec 22, 2015

Abe honors firms that promote women on heels of gender target cut

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday presided over a ceremony to celebrate companies that have made progress in promoting women, just weeks after the government scaled back ambitious targets for increasing the number of female managers. At the event for companies that “lead the ...

Nov 12, 2015

Supreme Court and marriage rules

Lwmakers should shed their outdated view and proceed to make necessary legal amendments to end the discrimination, injustice and inconveniences caused by two marriage-related articles in the Civil Code.

Sep 26, 2015

Companies working to boost women's role in the workplace

Japanese businesses are working on measures to support child care for employees and promote the role of women in the workplace, in line with a new law that requires them to compile related action programs. Initiatives to foster a working environment friendly to female ...